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Single-vehicle crash kills Knott man

A man died in a single-vehicle crash in Knott County on Monday.

Paul L. Dotson Jr., 48, of Dema, was driving fast on Ky. 1091 in the Topmost community when he lost control and drove into a ditch. His vehicle overturned, state police said.

The Knott County coroner pronounced Dotson dead at the scene.

State police said they suspect that alcohol was a factor in the crash. Dotson was not wearing a seat belt.